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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born in 1977, Helsinki, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
2015– Art Education, Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
2014– Photography, Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
2011–14 Visual Knowledge building Master of Arts programme / Photography & Art
 Education studies, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
2011 Social Psychology, Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, FI
2000–01 Social Psychology studies, University of Uppsala, SE

Selected Exhibitions
2016 Helsinki Design Week, ChemArts, The Finnish National Museum Park, Helsinki, FI
2016 RIKKI, Third Space Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2016 Läsnä / Presence, The annual national thematic exhibition, curated by Jarno Vesala, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, FI
2016 Virus, Gallery Lapinlahti, curated by Artist Collective Kunst, Helsinki, FI
2016 RIKKI / Broken, Showroom Berlin, DE
2016 Contemporary drawings, Atski Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2015 Fotofestival Moravská Třebová, CZ
2015 Myrsky / Storm, collaboration with VFX artist Samuli Homanen, audiovisual participative installation. Helsinki Regional Environmental Services Authority, Lasipalatsi Square, Helsinki, FI
2014 Zone, Beta Space, Espoo, FI
2014 Matkamuisti / Travel Memory, Node Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2013 Off the Wall. Curated by Anouk Kruithof, Taiga Art Center, St. Petersburg, RU
2013 Tap, The Free Space of Arts (Vapaan Taiteen Tila), Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
2012 Itä – Länsi / East - West, The Finnish Museum of Photograhy, Helsinki, FI
2012 Unelmien kirjasto / Library of dreams, World Design Capital Paviljonki, Helsinki.

Publications
2016 DER GREIF, issue #9, Augsburg, DE
2016 Läsnä, exhibition catalogue, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, FI
2016 RIKKI, co-created art booklet, Helsinki, FI
2014 On Cooperation and Play, column published in What We – Looking for the Common ground -zine, Aalto Arts, FI
2013 Aalto Africa, Aalto Arts, FI

Residencies
2016 Sfakiotes, Artist residency program, Lefkada, GR

Grants
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2016 Aalto University of Art, Design and Architecture
2015 City of Helsinki Cultural Office, the work group of Finnish Museum of Photography
2015 Aalto yliopiston Taiteiden ja Suunnittelun korkeakoulu
2014 Kalevi Pekkonen Fund
2013 P.K Jaskari Fund
2012 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the work group of Finnish Museum of Photography

Memberships
The Photographic Artist's Association
Vory, Union of Student Photographers
Kuvasto ry

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